WHYY Summer offers intensive multi-week experiences for students finishing grades 6-12 and a spring break program specifically for middle school students. The project-based programs provide immersive media-production experiences in which the participants work in teams to create original news or film productions in news.

 
Scholarships to WHYY Summer Camps are available. Learn more and apply here.

Note: All summer camp participants must be fully vaccinated.

High School Summer Photography Program

Come learn the basics of photography! Through daily lessons and prompts, students will learn the foundation of photography and visual storytelling. WHYY will provide DSLR cameras to use or students can bring their own. We will touch on shot framing, exposure, and how to tell stories through photographs and audio slideshows practicing every day in historic Philadelphia.

Course fee: $900
Meals will be provided

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High School Summer Journalism Program

Are you a high school student who has dreamed about being a reporter? Can you see yourself working for NPR or CNN? During this two-week hands-on journalism program, you’ll develop real-world experience in 21st-century reporting. Working with expert staff at WHYY and a small team of other students, you’ll be out on the streets and in the student newsroom, shooting and editing video, producing audio content, and telling great stories.

Course fee: $900
Meals will be provided

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Middle School Stop Motion Summer Program

In this summer in-person program, students will learn stop-motion animation using DSLR cameras and a few simple everyday objects. We’ll dive into animation concepts such as the basic principles of animation, stop-motion software, story-boarding, and creative writing. Students will have the opportunity to exercise their creative side by producing their very own stop-motion movies in small groups.

Course fee: $800
Meals not provided

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